"The Dance of Life (1929) is the first of three film adaptations of the popular Broadway play Burlesque, the others being Swing High, Swing Low (1937) and When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948). The Dance of Life was made with Technicolor sequences, directed by John Cromwell and A. Edward Sutherland, and was released by Paramount Pictures."
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All Technicolor prints are lost, only the black and white copies made in the 1950s for TV have survived. This copy is from VHS and consequently has inferior image quality.